Tomatillo Health Benefits

I love using Tomatillo’s in salsa. These health benefits make it taste even better.

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Tomatillo GHP


Tomatillo or tomate verde was originated in Mexico and was cultivated by the Aztecs centuries before the Spanish explorers introduced it in other parts of the world.  

The Yucatán peninsula in Mexico and Guatemala are the main husk tomato growing-regions in Mesoamerica. It is grown in small parts of California, Louisiana and other Southern states in the USA. Fresh fruits are generally imported from these Central American countries. 


Tomatillo is a small spherical shaped vegetable covered by a papery husk. The fruit is the member of the nightshade family of fruits and vegetables, which also includes tomato, potato, eggplant, chili peppers etc.  

Some of the common names include tomate verde, miltomate, husk tomato, tomate de cascara, tomate de fresadilla etc.  

Tomatillo plant

The tomatillo plant is a small annual glabrous shrub featuring similar growth characteristics as that of tomatoes. It grows to about 30-60 cm in…

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